Healthy Living

Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

We should lead the way in the healthy and green world. Here are some tips on how to have a greener and healthier 4th of July and celebrate being Americans. 1. Please recycle: Look, sort things before dumping all in a garbage bag. 75% of our trash can be recycled. By […]

by July 3, 2013
Olive oil wild Alaskan salmon recipe

Olive oil wild Alaskan salmon recipe

Eating wild salmon is a great way to get your Omega-3s. Omega-3s have antioxidant properties and can even boost the memory. According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, “research suggests that eating oily fish once or twice a week may increase your lifespan by more than two years, and reduce your risk […]

by July 3, 2013
Carrot, watermelon and dandelion kidney stone juice

Carrot, watermelon and dandelion kidney stone juice

Our kidneys are one of the most crucial organs of all. They act as a filtration system, getting rid of waste products. To keep our kidneys working well, it is important to adopt the right diet. Kidney stones are hard masses that form from crystals in the urine. According to […]

by July 3, 2013
Hemorrhoid juice

Hemorrhoid juice

Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are veins in the anus and lower rectum that become inflamed. According to the Mayo Clinic, “hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy, among other causes.” Hemorrhoids may occur in the rectum, or under […]

by July 2, 2013
Natural turmeric skin brightener

Natural turmeric skin brightener

This is a simple, inexpensive DIY turmeric skin brightener. It will help get rid of sun, age spots and has skin cancer preventing properties. To top it off it will even your skin tone. Lemon and honey will help brighten your skin and gently exfoliate dead skin cells. Turmeric has […]

by July 2, 2013
Raw honey: The healing treasure

Raw honey: The healing treasure

Raw honey is one of nature’s most valuable treasure. As its name states, raw honey is not pasteurized, not filtered, unaltered, unprocessed, and harvested directly from the honeycomb to your pantry, courtesy of nature’s little honeybees. Besides being delicious, long lasting, and a healthier alternative to sugar or artificial sweeteners, […]

by June 30, 2013
The many health benefits of parsley

The many health benefits of parsley

Parsley is an herb that is very commonly used as decoration for fancy foods. Because of its reputation as a garnish, it is often forgotten as an herb with many surprising healing properties. Parsley contains health benefiting essential volatile oils such as myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene. Let’s take a look […]

by June 28, 2013
The health benefits of hemp seeds

The health benefits of hemp seeds

Hemp comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. It is related, but not the same thing as the marijuana plant, as hemp doesn’t contain enough THC to produce a “high”. The seeds of the hemp plant are known for their important health benefits. They are packed with essential fatty acids, protein, […]

by June 27, 2013